When To Seek Legal Help in a Workers’ Compensation Case

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Homepage Featured, Workers Compensation | Comments Off

When To Seek Legal Help in a Workers’ Compensation Case

The State of Missouri protects all injured workers. Missouri requires that any employer with five or more employees must carry insurance for workers’ compensation. In addition, construction employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance if they have at least one employee. By law, if an employer fails to carry workers’ comp insurance is guilty of a misdemeanor. An employer can face fines up to $50,000 and will be reported for fraud to the Division of Workers’ Compensation. Missouri...

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Workers’ Compensation: Traumatic Injury

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation | Comments Off

Workers’ Compensation: Traumatic Injury

Work-related injuries afflict thousands of American workers daily. Many of these injuries are preventable, and in many cases, an employer must pay workers’ compensation benefits to the injured employee. Workers’ compensation injuries fall into two categories: Occupational Diseases- illnesses affecting the respiratory system, skin, hearing or other body systems; usually occur over time, and include ailments caused by repetition or environmental factors. Traumatic Injury- injuries such as sprains, fractures, cuts...

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